U20 worlds: India wins silver in mixed 4x400m relay with Asian record

Cali (USA), Aug 3 (Agency) Indian mixed 4×400 relay team bagged the silver medal at the World Athletics Championships with an Asian record timing. The team of Priya Mohan, Bharath Sridhar, Kapil and Rupal Chaudhary clocked 3:17:76s on Tuesday, bettering their own Asian record of 3:19:62s that they set a day earlier in the heats.

The USA won the gold medal with a time of 3:17:69s and Jamaica clinched the bronze with a timing of 3:19:98s. This is India’s second consecutive medal in the mixed 4x400m relay at the junior world championships. Kapil, Bharath Sridhar and Priya Mohan were part of the race last year in Nairobi where they won bronze.In the last edition, India finished its campaign with the best ever medal haul of three medals including two silver and a bronze.